[audacity4blind] Re: Adding Tracks to a Recording

  • From: Gale Andrews <gale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 20:54:04 GMT

| From "Diane Scalzi" <dscalzi@xxxxxxxxxxx> 
| Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:18:03 -0400
| Subject: [audacity4blind] Adding Tracks to a Recording
> I understand how to add a track at the end of another track. But how do I
> add a track in the middle of another track? Hope you can help. Thanks.


Are you asking about what's known as "punch-in" recording - 
*recording* into the middle of another track?

If so Audacity can only do that manually, by removing the 
original segment you want to replace, recording a new 
segment underneath, then blending the new segment into the 
original recording. 

It can be complicated or quite simple depending how smoothly or
exactly you want to replace the existing recording with the new

Steve wrote some complex steps here:
http://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?p=168245#p168245 .

The steps will need rewriting for the visually impaired. 


The audacity4blind web site is at

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